The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 406 413 485
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +72
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 215 168 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 52
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£358 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.48% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
-26.13% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 3
Average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £51.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -66.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.46 £51.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £22.50 £72.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £77.50
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -77.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 204 £358 -12.66% 20
London -6 95 £423 +5.62% 8
South East +17 67 £313 -28.97% 3
Hampshire +35 53 £300 -31.42% 3
City of London +17 19 £425 +13.33% 4
East of England -6 12 - - 1
North East - 11 £358 - 1
North West -15 8 £343 +7.03%
South Wales -7 5 £344 -8.33% 1
Wales -17 5 £344 -8.33% 1
Cardiff - 5 £344 - 1
Cheshire +7 4 £325 -
Manchester -11 4 £360 +12.50%
West Midlands -19 4 £413 +6.45% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 1
Cambridge - 4 - - 1
Milton Keynes -2 3 £450 +18.03%
Birmingham -3 3 £494 +27.41%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £450 +18.03%
Surrey -13 3 £362 -19.55%
Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £475 -
East Midlands +2 2 - - 2
Swindon -6 2 £350 -30.00% 1
Wiltshire -11 2 £350 -30.00% 1
South West -35 2 £350 -30.00% 3
West Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 194 (43.79%) Microsoft
2 185 (41.76%) HP
3 165 (37.25%) Security Cleared
4 155 (34.99%) Oracle
5 151 (34.09%) ISTQB
6 148 (33.41%) HTML
7 139 (31.38%) SC Cleared
8 136 (30.70%) Project Management
9 132 (29.80%) .NET
10 122 (27.54%) ASP.NET
11 121 (27.31%) JavaScript
12 120 (27.09%) JSP
13 108 (24.38%) Test Scripting
14 105 (23.70%) ITIL
15 93 (20.99%) MS Excel
16 85 (19.19%) Oracle Reports
17 83 (18.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 81 (18.28%) CRM
19 78 (17.61%) UNIX
20 77 (17.38%) Oracle EBS
20 77 (17.38%) DV Cleared
21 73 (16.48%) Windows
21 73 (16.48%) SharePoint
22 69 (15.58%) Finance
23 65 (14.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 62 (14.00%) C#
25 61 (13.77%) QuickTest Pro
26 59 (13.32%) Test Automation
27 58 (13.09%) VB
28 54 (12.19%) HP Quality Center

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 73 (16.48%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.29%) CMS
4 13 (2.93%) IBM Notes
4 13 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (2.03%) IIS
5 9 (2.03%) Apache
6 8 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.58%) Lync
8 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.45%) Confluence
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.45%) Documentum
11 2 (0.45%) TWiki
Applications
1 93 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.93%) MS Office
3 30 (6.77%) MS Visio
4 24 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (3.39%) MS Project
6 11 (2.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 77 (17.38%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (4.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.68%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.45%) RMDS
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.45%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.23%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.58%) SaaS
2 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.51%) TCP/IP
2 43 (9.71%) SAN
3 26 (5.87%) DNS
3 26 (5.87%) HTTPS
4 19 (4.29%) Intranet
5 15 (3.39%) DHCP
6 14 (3.16%) SSL
6 14 (3.16%) Wireshark
7 11 (2.48%) Internet
7 11 (2.48%) HTTP
8 10 (2.26%) Firewall
9 6 (1.35%) ADSL
9 6 (1.35%) Broadband
9 6 (1.35%) VPN
10 5 (1.13%) LAN
10 5 (1.13%) LDAP
11 4 (0.90%) VLAN
11 4 (0.90%) WAN
11 4 (0.90%) SMTP
12 3 (0.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.19%) Oracle Reports
2 30 (6.77%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.68%) QlikView
8 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.68%) DB2
9 2 (0.45%) MySQL
9 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.23%) Big Data
10 1 (0.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 61 (13.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (2.03%) LoadRunner
3 6 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.13%) JUnit
4 5 (1.13%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (0.90%) JIRA
5 4 (0.90%) CaliberRM
5 4 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.68%) Ant
6 3 (0.68%) Hudson
6 3 (0.68%) MSI
6 3 (0.68%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.68%) Subversion
7 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (15.58%) Finance
2 30 (6.77%) Publishing
3 19 (4.29%) Banking
4 14 (3.16%) Marketing
5 13 (2.93%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.93%) Front Office
6 8 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.81%) Legal
7 6 (1.35%) Law
7 6 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.13%) Retail
9 2 (0.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 115 (25.96%) Analyst
2 59 (13.32%) Test Analyst
3 38 (8.58%) Test Leader
4 28 (6.32%) Tester
4 28 (6.32%) Developer
5 27 (6.09%) Test Manager
6 25 (5.64%) Business Analyst
7 19 (4.29%) Architect
8 17 (3.84%) Coordinator
8 17 (3.84%) Test Specialist
9 16 (3.61%) Project Manager
10 13 (2.93%) Support Engineer
11 12 (2.71%) Consultant
11 12 (2.71%) Service Manager
12 11 (2.48%) Junior
13 10 (2.26%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.26%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (2.26%) Administrator
13 10 (2.26%) QA Tester
14 9 (2.03%) Knowledge Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (33.41%) HTML
2 132 (29.80%) .NET
3 122 (27.54%) ASP.NET
4 120 (27.09%) JSP
5 12 (2.71%) Middleware
6 10 (2.26%) XML
7 9 (2.03%) OLE
8 7 (1.58%) CSS
8 7 (1.58%) Visualforce
9 6 (1.35%) XSD
10 5 (1.13%) XSLT
11 4 (0.90%) Web Services
11 4 (0.90%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.68%) Application Packaging
13 2 (0.45%) SAP Business Workflow
13 2 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.45%) Web Dynpro
13 2 (0.45%) J2EE
14 1 (0.23%) JMS
14 1 (0.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.48%) Management Information System
2 37 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.55%) CMDB
4 18 (4.06%) Wiki
5 16 (3.61%) User Experience
6 13 (2.93%) Clustering
7 12 (2.71%) Social Media
8 11 (2.48%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.48%) Graphic Design
9 9 (2.03%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.81%) Taxonomies
11 7 (1.58%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.58%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.58%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.58%) NHS
12 6 (1.35%) Replication
13 5 (1.13%) Equities
13 5 (1.13%) W3C
13 5 (1.13%) Semantic Web
13 5 (1.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.61%) UNIX
2 73 (16.48%) Windows
3 48 (10.84%) Linux
4 33 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (5.64%) Windows XP
7 23 (5.19%) Windows 2000
8 10 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.13%) Solaris
11 5 (1.13%) MVS
12 4 (0.90%) AIX
13 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.23%) VME
14 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (30.70%) Project Management
2 108 (24.38%) Test Scripting
3 105 (23.70%) ITIL
4 81 (18.28%) CRM
5 59 (13.32%) Test Automation
6 53 (11.96%) Change Management
7 51 (11.51%) Incident Management
8 49 (11.06%) Service Management
9 47 (10.61%) Functional Testing
10 41 (9.26%) Service Delivery
11 37 (8.35%) Workflow
11 37 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (8.13%) Validation
13 34 (7.67%) Problem Management
14 31 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (6.55%) Test Strategy
16 28 (6.32%) Software Testing
16 28 (6.32%) ITSM
17 26 (5.87%) E-Commerce
17 26 (5.87%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (27.31%) JavaScript
2 62 (14.00%) C#
3 58 (13.09%) VB
4 37 (8.35%) SQL
5 20 (4.51%) Java
6 16 (3.61%) VBA
7 13 (2.93%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.58%) C
8 7 (1.58%) Apex Code
9 5 (1.13%) SPARQL
9 5 (1.13%) XQuery
9 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.90%) ABAP
11 3 (0.68%) Python
12 2 (0.45%) Perl
13 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 165 (37.25%) Security Cleared
2 151 (34.09%) ISTQB
3 139 (31.38%) SC Cleared
4 83 (18.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 77 (17.38%) DV Cleared
6 65 (14.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 37 (8.35%) ISEB
8 32 (7.22%) Degree
9 23 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (2.71%) MCITP
12 8 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (1.58%) CCNA
13 7 (1.58%) MOS
14 4 (0.90%) MCSE
14 4 (0.90%) CCNP
15 3 (0.68%) MCP
15 3 (0.68%) PMP
15 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.68%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.03%) QA
2 30 (6.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.23%) COBIT
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.16%) Nmap
4 9 (2.03%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 54 (12.19%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (3.16%) Nessus
3 9 (2.03%) OpenView
4 8 (1.81%) Nagios
4 8 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (1.58%) SCCM
5 7 (1.58%) HP SIM
6 6 (1.35%) SCOM
7 5 (1.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.90%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.68%) Control-M
10 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.23%) Casper Suite
11 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 194 (43.79%) Microsoft
2 185 (41.76%) HP
3 155 (34.99%) Oracle
4 45 (10.16%) Citrix
5 25 (5.64%) VMware
6 24 (5.42%) BMC
7 22 (4.97%) Remedy
8 19 (4.29%) Cisco
9 14 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.93%) Lotus
10 13 (2.93%) EMC
11 8 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.81%) SAP
11 8 (1.81%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.58%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.35%) Sybase
14 5 (1.13%) CA
14 5 (1.13%) Tableau
14 5 (1.13%) Bloomberg
14 5 (1.13%) Symantec
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